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AFTERNOON TEA IN MEXICO CITY

AFTERNOON TEA IN MEXICO CITY

PLEASE TELL ME ABOUT A GOOD AFTERNOON TEA IN MEXICO CITY...

PLEASE MENTION WHAT IS INCLUDED, HOW MUCH COST AND WHERE.

THANK YOU EVERYONE.

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    1. I AM LOOKING FOR AN ENGLISH KIND AFTERNOON TEA...WITH SCONES, CANAPES AND DESSERTS.
      MAYBE IN A HOTEL OR SOMETHING.
      THANKS.

      1. There use to be two wonderful tea rooms in the Zona Rosa, but they gradually disappeared. Starbucks is the vogue here now, sadly. La Esquina del Te is nice, but as far as I know there is no High Tea. The best place will be a nice bakery, what part of the city will you be in? There is a swiss bakery in Polonco that might work for you.

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        1. re: coodyfoodie

          About the bakery...
          It could be in sorry if i misspelled... Polanco, Condes, or St Fe.
          Thank you for your help.

          1. re: coodyfoodie

            Do you think Starbuck is hurting the traditional literati cafes or do you think it will bring renewed interest in the Coffehouse concept.... and in a few years there will be a new generation of independents.

            What is the Starbucks count in Mexico City now.... 60ish?

            1. re: Eat_Nopal

              No , I don't think Starbucks is hurting anything...the "literati" don't go to Starbucks! And there never was a large "literati cafe" scene here, well not in recent decades anyway, not like in NY, Paris or Madrid (the one city where there still is one). I think, as you propose, there is a new interest in cafes and coffee in general. The high prices at Starbucks keep most sensible people out.

          2. I believe the Four Seasons Hotel in Reforma Avenue serves traditional british high tea

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              1. re: yumerman

                I check the Four Seasons do not offere Traditional Afternoon English tea :((

              2. There's a restaurant on Periferico in Polanco called Winston Churchill's. They may serve high tea. The British Council in Mexico City might be able to help you, too.

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                1. re: gueraaven

                  Do you know the address... Thanks.

                2. Check here... http://www.britishexpat.com/expatforu... ... there are a number of British clubs that host tea.

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                  1. Does anyone have expirience with this afternoon teas in Mexico city: Please let me know your opinions about it and also the price and what is included. if you know it.

                    Thank You all

                    Hotel Marquis Reforma [Tea room]
                    Rio de la Plata 51, Col. Cuauhtemoc, Mexico City; 52 55 5256 0190
                    Tea is served in the Caviar Bar.

                    Presidente Inter-Continental Mexico City [Tea room]
                    Campos Eliseos 218, Mexico City; 52 55 53 27 77 00 x 3944
                    The Balmoral English Tea Room